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Jetlines -Background skins (LEFT) (newsletter) - May 15 and May 23-28 2023 - Ticket Giveaway Contest
Tuesday, May 23, 2023
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Belts on, laptops in: Ottawa revamps trusted-traveller program to speed up airport lines

Keep your shoes, belt and light jacket on. Ottawa announced a revamp of its trusted-traveller program on Tuesday (May 23) to help speed up security lines at airports as the busy summer season begins. Eligible travellers will be allowed to keep laptops, large electronics and compliant liquids in their carry on, said Transport Minister Omar Alghabra.

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Transat - standard banner (newsletter) - May 23-28 2023 - Book early, get plenty

The end of Swoop? WestJet pilot deal calls for integration into mainline, document shows

Swoop scoop: PAX has obtained an executive summary of the tentative four-year agreement between the Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA) and The WestJet Group and one of the terms is that budget carrier Swoop be fully integrated into WestJet’s mainline by October 2024.

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HH Advertising - Standard Banner (Newsletter) -May 1- Jun 2 2023 - Sandals Curaçao Calling

Sandals Dunn's River marks grand opening with star-studded event

Sandals Resorts International opened its latest resort, the all-new 260-room Sandals Dunn’s River, with a celebration on Friday (May 19) that drew Caribbean leaders, members of the Sandals Resorts family and Jamaica’s top performers, from Grammy Award-winning artist Shaggy to The Voice winner Tessanne Chin.

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Playa Resorts - Standard banner (newsletter) - May 14-28 2023 - Grand Jewel

Air Canada to launch year-round Toronto-Yellowknife service on Dec. 1

Starting Dec. 1, Air Canada will begin non-stop, year-round service between Toronto and Yellowknife. The three-times weekly service will provide connections between eastern Canada and the capital of the Northwest Territories. As well, customers will also be able to connect onward from Yellowknife with interline partner Canadian North.

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Disney - standard banner (newsletter) -May 22-28 2023 - DCL 25th Anniversary

TTAND’s 2024 conference in Jordan sold out in 47 seconds. Here's what to expect

The Travel Agent Next Door’s 2024 conference in Jordan, which will mark the host agency’s ten-year anniversary, sold out in 47 seconds, with more than 150 agent partners on a wait list, according to a release. The epic week-long event in the Middle East next year is a collaboration with G Adventures, Jordan Tourism and Royal Jordanian Airlines. Here's what to expect.

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MSC - Standard Banner (Newsletter) - April 17 - May 28 2023 - SpringFling

Explora Journeys unveils "Pioneers" rewards program for travel advisors

Explora Journeys has announced its new "Pioneers" status for travel advisors. This recognizes and rewards travel advisors who have embraced the Explora Journeys brand from the start and have booked at least one voyage for their clients during the brand's inaugural year of operation.

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TTAND - Standard Banner (Newsletter) - May 1-31 2023 - Jordan

Air Transat & Porter add more connections to codeshare agreement

A second phase of the codeshare agreement between Air Transat and Porter Airlines, which launched last October, has been announced. The partnership allows Porter's domestic flights to be combined with Air Transat's flights via a connection at Montreal-Trudeau International Airport and now Toronto Pearson Airport.

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AmaWaterways - Standard banner (newsletter) - May 9-28 2023 - AmaWaterways

Air Canada moved 540,000 customers over the May long weekend

Following a busy May long weekend, (and an averted strike at WestJet), Air Canada is reporting strong operational indicators as the summer travel season begins. The airline says it flew roughly 540,000 customers this past weekend. And almost all travellers arrived in their destinations on time.

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TTC - Standard Banner (Newsletter) - May 8 to 29 2023 - TTCTB Advisor Appreciation

Transat’s "book early, get plenty" promotion is back

Transat has launched its Book early, get plenty promo and invites Canadian travellers to plan their winter getaway right away to benefit from plenty of perks. The promo applies to new individual bookings of Transat South packages made by June 29, 2023, for travel between September 1, 2023, and April 30, 2024.

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Jetlines - standard banner (newsletter) - Tickets Giveaway Contest May 15-28, 2023

Exodus offers agents a chance to win a Galapagos adventure for two

Exodus Travels has an exciting opportunity for travel advisors to win an extraordinary trip. Until June 22, for every badge agents complete as part of the Exodus Expert online agent training program, they will receive one entry for a chance to win a premium trip for two to the Galapagos Islands.

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“A roller-coaster 24 hours”: Agents sound off on WestJet pilot deal, booking challenges

One travel advisor is calling the last 24 hours "a roller-coaster" after WestJet, cancelling a third of its operations yesterday, announced a tentative deal with its pilots, averting a strike that would have kicked in ahead of the May long weekend. PAX spoke to three travel pros, who collectively praised the update as good news. But challenges remain.

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Canada Jetlines signs contract with “leading cruise company”

Canada Jetlines has signed a contract with a "leading cruise company" that will see the carrier provide charter operations this July and August, according to a press release issued this week. In February, Jetlines' CCO Duncan Bureau indicated that a cruise partnership was coming to complete flights to Melbourne, Florida, which were earlier postponed.

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ACV adjusts group processes as overhaul nears completion

Air Canada Vacations' transition from one groups system to another is “nearing completion," the company said in a newsletter to the trade on Thursday (May 18). As a result, adjustments have been made to connectors, deviations and last-minute group departures. Agents can also earn bonus commission through ACV's “Book Your Own Group” promo.

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